Marathon is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 903 people and just one neighborhood, Marathon is the 745th largest community in New York. Marathon has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Marathon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marathon is a village of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marathon who work in management occupations (18.76%), sales jobs (13.17%) and office and administrative support (10.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Marathon is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small village, Marathon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.